Washington, D.C. – D.C. United acquired veteran defender round pick in the 2013 Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
"We are pleased to be adding a quality veteran defender in Robbie Russell," said United general manager Dave Kasper. "He has championship level experience in our league, and he will be a big addition to our squad moving into the 2012 season.
"We look forward to Robbie's contributions on and off the field."
A regular since joining Real Salt Lake in 2008, Russell can play right back, center back and holding midfielder.